Edging Lobelia, Annual Lobelia, Trailing Lobelia
Lobelia erinus 'Laguna Compact Blue With Eye'

Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lobelia (low-BEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: erinus (EAR-rin-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Laguna Compact Blue With Eye
Additional cultivar information:(PP16112, Laguna™ series, aka Lobetis)
Hybridized by Oud
Registered or introduced: 2003

Category:

Annuals

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Dark Blue

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lake Forest, California

San Jose, California

Woodridge, Illinois

Dallas, Texas

Waxahachie, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 25, 2006, croclover from Lake Forest, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

A real eye-catcher for bed edging. Loves the sun, but not intense heat and will start to look tired and droopy as the summer progresses if in direct sunlight. My suggestion is plant in an area that will have partial shade in the afternoon if planning to enjoy during the summer.